Post-primary pulmonary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Severe bronchiectasis, cavitation and alveolar consolidation are noted at the upper lobe of left lung. Endobronchial spread along nearby airways is seen resulting in a relatively well-defined 2-4 mm nodules and branching lesions (tree-in-bud appearance). There are is also mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent of post-primary pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Case information

rID: 22144
Published: 15th Mar 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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